The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank 38 37 44
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 9 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 3.30% 1.57% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.69% 1.99% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 2
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £30,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +29.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £40,000 £28,975
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £40,000 £32,775
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Penetration Testing
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
192 151 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 70.33% 79.06% 68.83%
Number of salaries quoted 162 137 197
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Penetration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Cheltenham region.

Penetration Testing Salary Trend in Cheltenham

Penetration Testing
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Penetration Testing Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Penetration Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Penetration Testing.

1 14 (60.87%) Information Security
2 12 (52.17%) Security Cleared
3 9 (39.13%) SC Cleared
3 9 (39.13%) CEH
3 9 (39.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (34.78%) Linux
4 8 (34.78%) TCP/IP
5 7 (30.43%) Business Development
5 7 (30.43%) TOGAF
5 7 (30.43%) Ethical Hacking
5 7 (30.43%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (30.43%) DV Cleared
6 6 (26.09%) Security Architecture
6 6 (26.09%) SABSA
6 6 (26.09%) ISSAP
6 6 (26.09%) Technical Architecture
6 6 (26.09%) CISM
6 6 (26.09%) GAP Analysis
6 6 (26.09%) Management Information System
6 6 (26.09%) Risk Management
6 6 (26.09%) CISSP
7 5 (21.74%) PHP
7 5 (21.74%) Python
7 5 (21.74%) Windows
7 5 (21.74%) Degree
8 4 (17.39%) Internet
8 4 (17.39%) DNS
9 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
9 3 (13.04%) Solaris
9 3 (13.04%) MS Excel

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Penetration Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Penetration Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) TCP/IP
2 7 (30.43%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (17.39%) Internet
3 4 (17.39%) DNS
4 2 (8.70%) Firewall
4 2 (8.70%) SMTP
4 2 (8.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Big Data
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
1 2 (8.70%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.35%) Electronics
2 1 (4.35%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Tester
2 7 (30.43%) Penetration Tester
2 7 (30.43%) Security Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Consultant
4 5 (21.74%) Security Consultant
4 5 (21.74%) Information Security Consultant
5 4 (17.39%) IT Security Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) Ethical Hacker
7 2 (8.70%) Senior Penetration Tester
7 2 (8.70%) Senior Tester
7 2 (8.70%) Information Analyst
7 2 (8.70%) Information Security Analyst
7 2 (8.70%) Senior Security Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) Architect
8 1 (4.35%) Senior Manager
8 1 (4.35%) Information Architect
8 1 (4.35%) Graduate
8 1 (4.35%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Management Information System
2 3 (13.04%) PKI
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Linux
2 5 (21.74%) Windows
3 3 (13.04%) Solaris
4 2 (8.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Information Security
2 7 (30.43%) Business Development
2 7 (30.43%) TOGAF
2 7 (30.43%) Ethical Hacking
3 6 (26.09%) Security Architecture
3 6 (26.09%) SABSA
3 6 (26.09%) Technical Architecture
3 6 (26.09%) GAP Analysis
3 6 (26.09%) Risk Management
4 3 (13.04%) Computer Forensics
4 3 (13.04%) Time Management
5 2 (8.70%) Security Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Data Security
6 1 (4.35%) Security Management
6 1 (4.35%) Change Management
6 1 (4.35%) RAD
6 1 (4.35%) SSADM
6 1 (4.35%) RUP
6 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) PHP
1 5 (21.74%) Python
2 3 (13.04%) C
2 3 (13.04%) C++
2 3 (13.04%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) Security Cleared
2 9 (39.13%) SC Cleared
2 9 (39.13%) CEH
3 7 (30.43%) DV Cleared
4 6 (26.09%) ISSAP
4 6 (26.09%) CISM
4 6 (26.09%) CISSP
5 5 (21.74%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (39.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
1 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
1 3 (13.04%) VMware
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